Venetian Games

registrations coming soon!

3-on-3 basketball


Sunday, July 18, 2021
9 am - end
$80 per team

3-on-3 Basketball Tournaments take place at the Ferry Beach basketball courts.  Teams include 4 players; 3 on the court and 1 alternate.

Games Manager: Marc Sroufe
ph: 989.400.3687


event cancelled
see you in 2021!

3-Club Golf Tournament

registration now open!

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
1 pm - end
$12/Youth • $25/Adult

New to 2021 is the 3-Club Golf Tournament at the Charlevoix Municipal Course!

Registration fees includes both the tournament fees and all green fees.

This is a straight up tournament with no handicaps. Players pick any three clubs and a putter to carry onto the course.

There are prizes for the top two finishers in each category:

  • Youth (ages 12-17)
  • Adult Men
  • Adult Women
  • Sr. Women (60 and Over)
  • Sr. Men (60 and Over)


10 am // 7.17.21 // ferry beach

Saturday, July 17, 2021
12 pm - End
$20 per person

The Cornetian CornToss Tourney takes place during AquaPalooza at Ferry Beach the first Saturday of Venetian.  2 person team with multiple courts available.

Games Manager: Boogie Carlson & Jill Erskine
ph: 231.675.4561 (BC); 231.675.1326 (JE)

Cottage croquet

registration on-site
1:30 pm // 7.19.21 // east park

Monday, July 19, 2021
1:30 pm - 4 pm

Join us in East Park for the Cottage Croquet tournament!  Open to all ages.

Games Manager: Brenda Bryan & Jan Kalbfell
ph: 231.547.3872

disc golf doubles

registration on-site
12 pm // 7.18.21 // mt. mcsauba

Sunday, July 18, 2021
1 pm - end
$40 per team

Disc Golf Doubles takes place on the Mt. McSauba Disc Golf course. Must bring your own partner. Competition is based on best shot doubles.  Recreational & Advanced divisions available!

Games Manager: Spencer Bryan of the Charlevoix Disc Golf Club

foot races

Registration now open!

Saturday, July 24, 2021
9 am - 10:15 am
$25 per person

Jeff Drenth Memorial Foot Races is an event in memory of Charlevoix’s finest distance runner, featuring a 5k, 10k, and Family Mile.

Games Manager: Matt Peterson
ph: 231.675.1746


Registration now open!

Mixed doubles:
Friday, July 23, 2021
8 am - End

Saturday, July 24, 2021
8 am - End

$20 per team

Pre-registration only for 2021.
Email Murray Lindhout to register:

Play is limited to 16 teams.  Play at the Charlevoix City Courts on Elm Street.

Games Manager: Murray Lindhout & John Beckett

Ryan shay mile

Saturday, July 24, 2021
10:30 am - 11 am
by invitation only

Starting at the intersection of US-31 and M-66 and finishing near Park Avenue in downtown Charlevoix, the Ryan Shay Mile is an all-out run that features top male and female runners, by invitation only, and offers prizes as high as $1,000 for first place in both the Men’s & Women’s leagues.

The event, going on its eleventh year in 2021, is in memorial of Shay, a Central Lake High School alumnus and Olympic prospect who died in 2007 while completing a race.

sailing • Jr Regatta

Registration now open!

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
10:30 am - end

This year the Junior Sailing Regatta will take place on Tuesday, July 20th.

The Junior event will take place at Depot Beach.  Registration is from 9 am – 10 am, with a Skipper’s meeting beginning at 10 am.  Boat launch & race begins at 10:30 am.

sailing • regatta

open to current Charlevoix yacht club members

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
5:30 pm - dusk

This Sailing Regatta will take place on Wednesday, July 21st.

You can see the racers from Ferry Beach and along Lake Charlevoix starting at 5:30 pm and goes til dusk.

3-on-3 soccer

registration now open!

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
5:30 pm - end
$50 per team

3-on-3 soccer begins on Tuesday, July 20th, with finals on Wednesday, July 21st if there is a need to carry over to the next day.  Teams include 4 players; 3 on the field, and 1 alternate.

Games Manager: Glenn Wachler
ph: 248.705.8529


event cancelled
see you in 2022!


registration now open!

Thursday, July 22, 2021
9 am - end
$10 / person / event

Tournaments include both singles and doubles play, with senior categories in both.

Manager: Nick Kling


registration now open!

Saturday, July 17, 2021
12 pm - End
$90 per team

Beach Volleyball takes place in Ferry Beach Courts during AquaPalooza.  Teams include 8 co-ed players; 6 on the court and up to 2 alternates.

Manager: Audra Randall
ph: 231.459.5416